Despite teasing weather from Mother Nature, area gardeners are gearing up for a new season of planting beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and fresh vegetables. So it’s with joy that we celebrate the advent of local plant sales, each one supporting good causes in the community while supplying us with the flowers and foliage we crave. Take a look at area sales and the groups they support.
If you’ve been wringing your hands over the onslaught of thugs attacking our trees and wondering how you can help, the time has arrived for you to take action. One simple act will go a long way to keeping our urban forest thriving: plant a tree.
A good lawn is the secret to being the envy of the neighborhood, having increased property value, and a happy and fulfilling life. Take advantage of the warming days by indulging in a little lawn care.
If your tool shed is crammed with items, it’s time for spring cleaning and lending a helping hand to other gardeners.
After an abnormally dry year with much of Colorado in a drought, a local nonprofit is challenging Boulder County homeowners to rethink their grassy landscapes to help conserve water.
To get a backyard vineyard, you need plants that are tough, strong and able to live where the grapes can survive the Front Range.
March brings with it dreams of spring and all the promise of a bountiful summer. After long, cold weeks, the time is here for gardeners to start seeds of their favorite plants. When you start your own seeds, the world of possibilities opens to new varieties not found in stores. Plus, you can do a little plant name dropping when talking to your neighbors.
Houseplants have long been loved as a way to bring some of the warmth and comfort of the natural world indoors. A touch of green, living things softens harsh indoor environments and sooths the soul as we navigate stressful daily lives.
Winter is here, and I’m dreaming of a Game of Thrones garden. There will be dragons in my beds, along with wolves, stags, and lions.
If you’re looking to changeup your landscape by going back to natives, check out Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants, Saturday, February 16 at the Tivoli Turnhalle, Auraria Campus, Denver.